Two men charged for drugs and over $4k in cash

Two Baton Rouge men were arrested Thursday after a search warrant led police to discover drugs and money in their possession.

According to Spokesman Cpl. L'Jean McKneely Jr. of the Baton Rouge Police Department, 27-year-old Tai Hoang and 29-year-old Courtney Clayton were charged once narcotics detectives searched Hoang's home. Detectives seized 12.5 pounds of marijuana, 9.7 ounces of heroin, and over $4,600 in cash.

Both Hoang and Clayton were booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison with the charges of possession with the intention to distribute marijuana and heroin.

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